Lilit Mkrtchian

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Lilit Mkrtchian
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in Dresden, 2008
Full name Lilit Mkrtchian
Country Armenia
Born (1982-08-09) August 9, 1982 (age 32)
Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Title International Master, WGM
FIDE rating 2450 (December 2014)
(No. 34 ranked woman in the November 2012 FIDE World Rankings)
Peak rating 2503 (January 2010)

Lilit Mkrtchian (Armenian: Լիլիթ Մկրտչյան; born 9 August 1982) is an Armenian grandmaster and four-time Armenian Women's chess champion.[1]

In 2002, Mkrtchian won the silver medal in the European Individual Chess Championship in Varna, Bulgaria, scoring 8½/11 points. She participated in the European Team Chess Championship 2003 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, helping Armenia win the gold medal.[2] She took the bronze medal at the seventh European Individual Championship 2006 held in Kuşadası, Turkey, scoring 7½/11 points.[3]

In December 2009, she took tenth position in the list of best sportspeople of Armenia in 2009.[4]

In 2013 she came third at the European Individual Chess Championship for women.


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